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Sheriff: Man Assaulted His Mother With Curtain Rod

5:54 PM, Apr 30, 2013   |    comments
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Lexington, NC -- Deputies with Davidson County Sheriff's Office said a man assaulted his mother with a curtain rod.

Deputies were called to a home on Remer Regan Road for an assault on an elderly female call. According to investigators, the 75-year-old woman's son assaulted her by beating her with a wooden curtain rod.

The victim's son David Allen Hughes, 46, was arrested and charged with: Assault with a Deadly Weapon Inflicting Serious Injury, two counts of Resisting Arrest, Assault on a Government Official and Malicious Conduct by a Prisoner.

He was placed in the Davidson County Jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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